Vote to save Equality Act

Please use this as a template to send to your local MP. You can find out who is your MP via www.writetothem.org.uk I am writing as your constituent to urge you to maintain the House of Lords amendment to stop the repeal of the general equality duty (section 3 of the Equality Act 2006) when the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform …

BSL Recognition – Update

In this anniversary year, the BDA is working to get politicians to focus again on British Sign Language! This March sees ten years since the government first recognised British Sign Language as a UK minority language. Now the British Deaf Association (BDA) is working to get BSL back onto politicians’ radar screens. David Buxton, Chief Executive of the BDA, said, …

Report on Work Programme

The Public Accounts Committee publishes its 33rd Report of this Session which, on the basis of evidence from the Department for Work and Pensions, examined the performance of the Work Programme.